There are few pharmaceutical companies in Botswana, with less than five drug manufacturing factories. The country in South Africa is a major player in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). The SADC countries such as Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, and Zambia also plan to have a free trade agreement, hereby boosting the corporation in the pharma sector of the region. This project is called Zanzibona.
Botswana faces health challenges, such as HIV/AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis. The government is trying to solve this by increasing the budgetary allocation to the health sector and opening up opportunities for investors in the pharmaceutical industry in Botswana.
There are two pharmaceutical companies in Botswana. They import bulk drugs, package and distribute them in the country. There is no local pharmaceutical company in Botswana with manufacturing capacity.
The Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority is charged with medical product registration, licensing, inspection, and approval of premises and products. There are about 70 registered pharmacies in Botswana, with most of them involved in the retail of medicines, medical equipments in the community pharmacy setting. We also have some few distributors of pharmaceutical products and medical devices in Botswana.
Pharmaceutical Companies in Botswana
Africure Pharmaceuticals Botswana Pty. Ltd.
Plot 1090, Selokwaneng Industrial Site, Tlokweng,
Contact Person: Dr. Gregg
Plot 22129, Nyamambisi Road, G West Industrial,
GPS Coordinates: -24.683048 25.888150
Postal Address : P.O.Box 41232, Gaborone, Botswana.
Portfolio Pharmaceuticals Botswana (Pty) Ltd
Plot No 43169, Phakalane, Gaborone, Botswana
Postal: PO Box AB88 ABC, Postnet, Phakalane, Gaborone, Botswana
00267 393 2295
Pharmaceutical Distributors in Botswana
David Pharmaceuticals Industries
P O Box 403718 Gaborone, Botswana Plot 4890 Selokwaneng Industrial Tlokweng
Call: (+267) 392 2673
Plot 69365 Unit 3, Western Industrial
Block 3. Gaborone
Kalahari Medical Distributors (UPD Kalahari)
PLOT 20668/9 BLOCK 3, BROADHURST INDUSTRIAL, CNR SEKOTLO AND MABELEAPUDI, Gaborone, Botswana
Phone: +267 393 4750
Mediland Healthcare Distributors
Unit 1, Plot 100, Commerce Park, Gaborone, Botswana
Plot 7705, Unit 2 Tlokweng Industrial, Botswana
Tel: +267 311 1270
Fax: +267 311 1271
Medswana (Pty) Ltd
Plot 61127, Block 8, Gaborone, Botswana
Tel: (+267) 39 59930 / 3985200
Fax: (+267) 39 57911 / 3985290
T: +267 318 4181
A: Plot 102, Unit 8, Gaborone International Commerce Park, Gaborone, Botswana.
Emergency: +267 76 089 023
Strides Pharma Botswana Pty Ltd
Plot 1090, Selokwana Industrial Site, Tlokweng, Gaborone 403718, Botswana
Phone: +267 390 0435